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CBC Podcast - Bill Taylor on the Penobscot Dams & Salmon
December 22nd, 2010
Bill Taylor discusses on CBC Information Morning the potential for restoration on Maine's Penobscot River now that three dams have been purchased for decommissioning


Penobscot River Trust Takes Possession of Three Dams
December 21st, 2010
The decade-long effort to reopen nearly 1,000 miles of fish habitat in central and northern Maine surpassed a milestone last week when a coalition purchased three major dams on the Penobscot River north of Bangor.


Penobscot River Restoration Effort Takes Giant Leap Forward
December 20th, 2010
Maine Public Broadcasting covers the purchase of dams by the Penobscot River Restoration Trust.


Feds Lay Out Take Over of BC Fish Farms
December 13th, 2010
The regulatory scheme for BC fish farming shows inadequacies. Read more


Ottawa Takes Over BC Salmon Farm Regulation
December 11th, 2010
Coming from a court case that said farmed salmon were still swimming in federal waters. Has implications for salmon farming in Atlantic Canada.


BC Individual Salmon Farm Data to be made public
December 10th, 2010
BC Supreme Court Ruling is a "huge" win for transparency in examining the sea lice situation in Canada. It may have implications for New Brunswick and Newfoundland, where sea lice have been at high levels.


33,000 Farmed Atlantic Salmon Escape
December 8th, 2010
WFN tells the story of the 33,000 salmon escaping - and the 13,000 before them. When cages are destroyed, the potential impact on endangered populations of wild Atlantic salmon is massive.


Natives Can Launch Suit over Damage from Fish Farms
December 8th, 2010
First Nations have won the right to launch a class-action lawsuit over damage to wild salmon stocks from sea-lice.

DFO Failed to Protect Whale Habitat Court Rules
December 8th, 2010
Court case could have future implications for endangered and threatened Atlantic salmon populations


Network Will Track Marine Animals Around the World
December 3rd, 2010
Dr. Fred Whoriskey is taking over the Ocean Tracking Network (OTN), based in Halifax. For the past 15 years he as been ASF's vice-president of research and environment.


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Agreement on Greenland’s Commercial Salmon Fishery Reached Good News For North America
June 12th, 2012
West Greenland catch will be restricted to 20 tonne local consumption limit.


Join the St. Croix River Alewife Migration
June 8th, 2012
On Saturday, June 9, groups and individuals concerned about the future survival of native alewives (gaspereau) on the St. Croix River will symbolically escort this historically and ecologically important fish up the river. 


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Newfoundland Fish Farm fish Hopes to Sell Infected Salmon
July 10th, 2012
A salmon farm with iSA in southern Newfoundland wants to sell its condemned salmon for human use.


PEI Fish Kill Larger than Thought
July 10th, 2012
A PEI Fish Kill in Trout River a repeat of last year


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